Can I still use Office 2013?

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for Office 2013 ended on Feb 28, 2017. Rest assured that all your Office 2013 apps will continue to function—they won’t disappear from your PC or , nor will you lose any data. However, you could expose yourself to serious and potentially harmful security risks.

Here’s what the means for you:

  • You’ll no longer receive Office 2013 software updates from Update.
  • You’ll no longer receive security updates. Security updates are what help protect your from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
  • You’ll no longer receive phone or chat technical support.
  • No further updates to support content will be provided. In fact, most online help content will be retired.

Office – Which is the latest version?

The latest version(s) of Office now comes in 2 purchase options:

  1. subscription (annual subscription)
  2. Office (one-time purchase)

Office 2021 is the current version of Office, succeeding Office 2016, Office 2013 and Office 2010. It was released to general availability for 10 and for on September 24, 2018.

What is the difference between Office 2021 and Office 365?

In very simple terms.

  • Office 2021 is an outright purchase for 1 PC or and costs from A$169 per computer and is for customers who aren’t ready for the cloud, Office is on-premises version of , Excel, PowerPoint, , Project, , Access, and Publisher and lasts 3 to 5 years. There are 3 versions, Home & Student, Home & Business , Professional
  • Office 365 is a monthly or annual subscription and costs as little as *A$22 per computer per year and can be installed on up to 5 computers (PC or Mac)
*based on  Office 365 Home – A$109/year inc GST and installing on 5 computers

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